“How beautiful the leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days.” (John Burroughs) Well said and worth appreciating. The vistas in September and October are spectacular, and short-lived . Savor the moments and revel in the magic ; maybe on your front porch in a handcraftedAdirondack rocking chair. Bring some of the colors of the season indoors. Cuttings of tree branches teeming with leaves in all their splendor makes a stunning table arrangement.
Now would be the time to soak up all of sights, sounds and tastes of the season; get outdoors with the family and take a hike, play some flag football and work up an appetite for a delicious baked acorn squash. Did you know that September is National Honey Month? This is the perfect time to incorporate some of the many varied flavors of honey into your culinary palate.
As summer comes to a close, these cooler days are perfect for some fall gardening chores. Winterize your flower beds;clean out the weeds, divide your perennials, and plant those spring flower bulbs. This is also the time to bring in any of your houseplants that were summering on the porch. Why not add to the enjoyment of your garden by adding a custom-made garden bench?
As the school year begins, most retailers have sales on “school supplies”. This is the perfect time to stock up on stationery items that you will use all year.
Make the most of the season that poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow called “Magnificent”. You will be glad you did.